Language of the Day for 26 May 2019


Dungmali [raa]

A language of
Population Full
6,470, all users. L1 users: 6,260 (2011 census), decreasing. L2 users: 210 (2011 census). 150 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 10,000.
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Rai.
Language Use
Home, religion. Mixed use: Friends, work. Some young people, all adults. Also use Bantawa [bap].
Language Development
Literature. Newspapers. Dictionary. Agency: Dungmali Rai Language Culture Preservation Forum.